Kathleen Mikkelsen is from the Institute for Health and Sport (IHES).

Kathleen is currently completing her PhD in immunology as the recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s scholarship in 2018. Her work focuses on the mechanisms of inflammation and tumour progression using Vitamin B as a potential new means to treat or prevent inflammatory processes. 

Her research interests include next-generation sequencing, epigenetics, bioinformatics, oncology, immunology and mental health. Kathleen has worked extensively with B vitamins throughout her undergraduate and honours degree and how they relate to inflammation and progression to chronic disease. 

Kathleen can assist with:

  • reference management – Endnote
  • Turnitin and plagiarism
  • QUEST – Ethics applications
  • Qualtrics – survey generating program
  • research using databases such as PUBMED
  • scientific writing and publication
  • GraphPad Prism 
  • PowerPoint
  • proofreading of papers
  • oral presentations 
  • poster presentations.


Contact details

Kathleen is available online only on Tuesdays (24 March - 31 July 2020), 12pm-2pm or according to agreed time with the Research Ambassador.

Book an appointment with Kathleen.

The Research Ambassadors can be contacted online only on Tuesdays (24 March - 31 July 2020), 11am-2pm or according to agreed time with the Research Ambassador:

  • via email: [email protected]
  • on Skype (look for contact name 'vuseekra') or other tools such as WebEx and Jabber.